Women show the way as India pushes 'eco-miracle' seaweed


By AGENCY

A woman collects seaweed in the waters off the coast of Rameswaram in India's Tamil Nadu state.Photos: AFP

Draped in a colourful saree and shirt, Lakshmi Murgesan dives into the azure waters off India's southern coast to collect seaweed, which is being hailed by scientists as a miracle crop that absorbs more carbon dioxide than trees.

India is the world's third largest carbon polluter, behind China and the United States, and has yet to set a target date for its emissions to reach net zero.

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